Timothy George was born in Detroit and grew up in the South. He is a graduate of Southern University. He always had a keen interest in African-American history and after traveling to Africa, he became inspired to write his first novel “Awaken." He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, South America and the Caribbean. His travels inspired his interest in African culture and history. He was intrigued by the interesting people he met on his adventures through Africa. He found a passion for researching African history and bringing many of its vibrant characters to life in his book. Timothy blends his insight as a former corporate executive as well as his experience growing up in the South into this book.